configure: error: no curses termcap library found

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On install MySQL from source, i get error

checking for tgetent in -lncurses... no
checking for tgetent in -lcurses... no
checking for tgetent in -ltermcap... no
checking for tgetent in -ltinfo... no
checking for termcap functions library... configure: error: No curses/termcap library found


SOLUTION

Lets search for ncurses

[[email protected] mysql-5.1.23-ndb-6.2.15]# yum list|grep ncurses
Repository base is listed more than once in the configuration
Repository addons is listed more than once in the configuration
Repository extras is listed more than once in the configuration
ncurses.x86_64                           5.5-24.20060715        installed
ncurses.i386                             5.5-24.20060715        installed
ncurses-devel.i386                       5.5-24.20060715        base
ncurses-devel.x86_64                     5.5-24.20060715        base
php-ncurses.x86_64                       5.1.6-15.el5           base
[[email protected] mysql-5.1.23-ndb-6.2.15]#

To fix the problem, install ncurses-devel

yum -y install ncurses-devel

On Debian do

apt-cache search ncurses
apt-get install libncurses5-dev


[[email protected] mysql-5.1.23-ndb-6.2.15]# yum install ncurses-devel
Repository base is listed more than once in the configuration
Repository addons is listed more than once in the configuration
Repository extras is listed more than once in the configuration
Setting up Install Process
Setting up repositories
Reading repository metadata in from local files
Parsing package install arguments
Resolving Dependencies
--> Populating transaction set with selected packages. Please wait.
---> Downloading header for ncurses-devel to pack into transaction set.
ncurses-devel-5.5-24.2006 100% |=========================|  98 kB    00:00
---> Package ncurses-devel.x86_64 0:5.5-24.20060715 set to be updated
---> Downloading header for ncurses-devel to pack into transaction set.
ncurses-devel-5.5-24.2006 100% |=========================|  98 kB    00:00
---> Package ncurses-devel.i386 0:5.5-24.20060715 set to be updated
--> Running transaction check

Dependencies Resolved

=============================================================================
 Package                 Arch       Version          Repository        Size
=============================================================================
Installing:
 ncurses-devel           x86_64     5.5-24.20060715  base              1.7 M
 ncurses-devel           i386       5.5-24.20060715  base              1.6 M

Transaction Summary
=============================================================================
Install      2 Package(s)
Update       0 Package(s)
Remove       0 Package(s)

Total download size: 3.3 M
Is this ok [y/N]: y
Downloading Packages:
(1/2): ncurses-devel-5.5- 100% |=========================| 1.7 MB    00:00
(2/2): ncurses-devel-5.5- 100% |=========================| 1.6 MB    00:00
Running Transaction Test
Finished Transaction Test
Transaction Test Succeeded
Running Transaction
  Installing: ncurses-devel                ######################### [1/2]
  Installing: ncurses-devel                ######################### [2/2]

Installed: ncurses-devel.x86_64 0:5.5-24.20060715 ncurses-devel.i386 0:5.5-24.20060715
Complete!
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